Surveying

Principles and Applications

Author: Barry F. Kavanagh,Tom Mastin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780132874700

Category: Science

Page: 592

View: 7863

SURVEYING: PRINCIPLES & APPLICATIONS, 9/e is the clearest, easiest to understand, and most useful introduction to surveying as it is practiced today. It brings together expert coverage of surveying principles, remote sensing and other new advances in technological instrumentation, and modern applications for everything from mapping to engineering. Designed for maximum simplicity, it also covers sophisticated topics typically discussed in advanced surveying courses. This edition has been reorganized and streamlined to align tightly with current surveying practice, and to teach more rapidly and efficiently. It adds broader and more valuable coverage of aerial, space and ground imaging, GIS, land surveying, and other key topics. An extensive set of appendices makes it a useful reference for students entering the workplace.

Surveying

Principles and Applications

Author: Barry F. Kavanagh,Tom B. Mastin

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780137009404

Category: Science

Page: 592

View: 1922

SURVEYING: PRINCIPLES & APPLICATIONS, 9/e is the clearest, easiest to understand, and most useful introduction to surveying as it is practiced today. It brings together expert coverage of surveying principles, remote sensing and other new advances in technological instrumentation, and modern applications for everything from mapping to engineering. Designed for maximum simplicity, it also covers sophisticated topics typically discussed in advanced surveying courses. This edition has been reorganized and streamlined to align tightly with current surveying practice, and to teach more rapidly and efficiently. It adds broader and more valuable coverage of aerial, space and ground imaging, GIS, land surveying, and other key topics. An extensive set of appendices makes it a useful reference for students entering the workplace.

Surveying

Principles & Applications

Author: Barry Kavanagh,Tom Mastin

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133112047

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 816

View: 7965

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. SURVEYING: PRINCIPLES & APPLICATIONS, 9/e is the clearest, easiest to understand, and most useful introduction to surveying as it is practiced today. It brings together expert coverage of surveying principles, remote sensing and other new advances in technological instrumentation, and modern applications for everything from mapping to engineering. Designed for maximum simplicity, it also covers sophisticated topics typically discussed in advanced surveying courses. This edition has been reorganized and streamlined to align tightly with current surveying practice, and to teach more rapidly and efficiently. It adds broader and more valuable coverage of aerial, space and ground imaging, GIS, land surveying, and other key topics. An extensive set of appendices makes it a useful reference for students entering the workplace.

Estimating in Building Construction

Author: Frank R. Dagostino,Leslie Feigenbaum

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780133779387

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 377

View: 8115

This book takes a careful, step-by-step approach to construction estimating that documents each value. KEY TOPICS: The book provides practical coverage of both commercial and residential buildings. It also examines the interrelationship between contract documents and the quantity take-off of material. The fifth edition of Estimating in Building Construction has been revised to include computer solutions to all examples as well as appropriate adjustments reflecting current costs. A valuable reference for construction professionals.

Surveying

With Construction Applications

Author: Barry F. Kavanagh

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780130482150

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 658

View: 6169

There have been many technological advances in surveying sinceSurveying with Construction Applicationswas first published. This fifth edition is up to date, with the latest information about advances in instrumentation technology, field data capture, and data processing techniques. Although surveying is becoming much more efficient and automated, the need for a clear understanding of the principles underlying all forms of survey measurement remains unchanged. Every effort has been made to keep this text on the leading edge of new developments in techniques and instrumentation, while maintaining complete coverage of traditional techniques and instrumentation. General surveying principles and techniques, used in all branches of surveying, are presented in Chapters 1 to 9. Contemporary applications for the construction of most civil projects are covered in Chapters 10 to 16. Not only is the current edition useful for the student, but it can also be used as a reference for the graduate who may choose a career in civil design or construction. Many new topics have been added to this edition; as a result, some topics have been shifted from the text proper to the appendixes. Moving the evolution of surveying to Appendix G has shortened Chapter 1. Chapter 2 has been expanded to include electronic distance measurement (EDM). The topic of taping corrections has been moved from Chapter 2 to Appendix F. Chapters 3 and 4 have also been streamlined by moving the discussion of four-screw instruments (the dumpy level and vernier transit) to Appendix G. Chapter 5, now called Total Stations, has been revised to more clearly present total station basic operations. Chapter 7 has been completely revised to introduce the concept of geomatics. The techniques of traditional data collection have been expanded because the student is introduced now to the data-collection techniques involved in airborne and satellite imaging. The topic of mapping has been expanded by the inclusion of introductory GIS topics. Chapters 8 and 9 (Global Positioning Systems — GPS, and Construction Control Surveying) have been revised and switched in order of inclusion in the text. The Instructor's Manual includes solutions for end-of-chapter problems; a typical evaluation scheme; subject outlines (two terms or two semester programs); term assignments; sample instruction class handouts for instrument use, etc.; and mid-term and final tests. Also included for the first time is a PowerPoint CD presentation that can be used both as an aid in presenting text material and as a source for overhead projector transparencies. The surveyor now has to struggle to keep up with the amazing explosion of technology advances. These advances have both deepened and broadened the traditional field of surveying. It is my hope that students using this text will be completely up to date in this subject area whether they continue their education in surveying or they seek employment in this rewarding field.

Mechanics of Materials, SI Edition

Author: Andrew Pytel,Jaan Kiusalaas

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 143906220X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 570

View: 9043

The second edition of MECHANICS OF MATERIALS by Pytel and Kiusalaas is a concise examination of the fundamentals of Mechanics of Materials. The book maintains the hallmark organization of the previous edition as well as the time-tested problem solving methodology, which incorporates outlines of procedures and numerous sample problems to help ease students through the transition from theory to problem analysis. Emphasis is placed on giving students the introduction to the field that they need along with the problem-solving skills that will help them in their subsequent studies. This is demonstrated in the text by the presentation of fundamental principles before the introduction of advanced/special topics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

AutoCAD 2019 Instructor

A Student Guide for In-Depth Coverage of AutoCAD's Commands and Features

Author: James Leach,Shawna Lockhart,Eric Tilleson

Publisher: SDC Publications

ISBN: 1630571849

Category: Computers

Page: 1252

View: 7380

This book is your AutoCAD 2019 Instructor. The objective of this book is to provide you with extensive knowledge of AutoCAD, whether you are taking an instructor-led course or learning on your own. AutoCAD 2019 Instructor maintains the pedagogy and in-depth coverage that have always been the hallmark of the Leach texts. As the top-selling university textbook for almost a decade, the AutoCAD Instructor series continues to deliver broad coverage of AutoCAD in a structured, easy-to-comprehend manner. AutoCAD 2019 Instructor is command-oriented, just like AutoCAD. Chapters are structured around related commands, similar to the organization of AutoCAD’s menu system. The sequence of chapters starts with fundamental drawing commands and skills and then progresses to more elaborate procedures and specialized applications. The writing style introduces small pieces of information explained in simple form, and then builds on that knowledge to deliver more complex drawing strategies, requiring a synthesis of earlier concepts. Over 2000 figures illustrate the commands, features, and ideas. AutoCAD 2019 Instructor is an ideal reference guide, unlike tutorial-oriented books where specific information is hard to relocate. Because these chapters focus on related commands, and complete coverage for each command is given in one place, the commands, procedures, and applications are easy to reference. Tabbed pages help locate tables, lists, appendices, and the comprehensive index. What makes this book unique?In depth coverage of AutoCAD 2019 commands and featuresCommand Tables indicate where to locate and how to start each commandTIP markers in the margin provide important tips, notes, reminders, short-cuts and identify what's newComplete chapter exercises with many multi-chapter “REUSE” problemsWell suited for a two or three course sequence

Engineering Legends

Great American Civil Engineers

Author: Richard G. Weingardt

Publisher: ASCE Publications

ISBN: 9780784408018

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

View: 349

Behind every great American civil engineering accomplishment, there is a great American civil engineer. Throughout history civil engineers have made an enormous impact on the progress and development of this nation. While their engineering achievements are regularly recognized, the engineers themselves are rarely discussed. Engineering Legends provides a unique view into the history and progress of 32 great American civil engineers, from the 1700's to the present. It explores the personal lives and professional accomplishments of these outstanding engineers, providing an in-depth look at the people behind these achievements. The book also illustrates the diversity surrounding these engineers, such as their differing backgrounds, their reasons for becoming engineers, obstacles they faced, and their work in different disciplines of civil engineering. Practicing and aspiring engineers alike will be inspired to succeed by the stories of these American civil engineering legends.

Human Resource Information Systems

Basics, Applications, and Future Directions

Author: Michael J. Kavanagh,Richard D. Johnson

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506351476

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 592

View: 3905

Human Resource Information Systems, edited by Michael J. Kavanagh and Richard D. Johnson, is a one-of-a-kind book that provides a thorough introduction to the field of Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) and shows how organizations today can leverage HRIS to make better people decisions and manage talent more effectively. Unlike other texts that overwhelm students with technical information and jargon, this revised Fourth Edition offers a balanced approach in dealing with HR issues and IT/IS issues by drawing from experts in both areas. Numerous examples, best practices, discussion questions, and case studies make this the most student-friendly and current text on the market. New to This Edition A new chapter on social media explores how organizations can use social networks to recruit and select the best candidates. A new HRIS Expert feature spotlights real-world practitioners who share best practices and insights into how chapter concepts affect HR professions. New and expanded coverage of key trends such as information security, privacy, cloud computing, talent management software, and HR analytics is included.

Survey of Economics

Author: Irvin B. Tucker

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133713351

Category: Education

Page: 592

View: 8007

Designed specifically for the one-semester introductory economics course for non-majors, Tucker's SURVEY OF ECONOMICS, Eighth Edition, delivers the most comprehensive and pedagogically rich treatment of introduction to economics available. Readable, sensible, and interesting, this text is renowned for its engaging presentation, emphasis on critical thinking, active learning environment, highly motivational pedagogy, unrivaled visual learning support, and numerous in-chapter applications and review opportunities. With its focus on the most basic tools and topics in economics in the context of real-world issues, the book gives students the opportunity to see how economic issues play out at national and international levels. The eighth edition has been thoroughly updated to show students how economics impacts their own world through topics such as privatization versus nationalization, social security, carbon emissions, social-networking sites, America's housing bubble, and gasoline prices. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Civil Engineer's Reference Book

Author: L S Blake

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483102335

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 752

View: 3170

Civil Engineer's Reference Book, Fourth Edition provides civil engineers with reports on design and construction practices in the UK and overseas. It gives a concise presentation of theory and practice in the many branches of a civil engineer's profession and it enables them to study a subject in greater depth. The book discusses some improvements in earlier practices, for example in surveying, geotechnics, water management, project management, underwater working, and the control and use of materials. Other changes covered are from the evolving needs of clients for almost all forms of construction, maintenance and repair. Another major change is the introduction of new national and Euro-codes based on limit state design, covering most aspects of structural engineering. The fourth edition incorporates these advances and, at the same time, gives greater prominence to the special problems relating to work overseas, with differing client requirements and climatic conditions. Chapters 1 to 10 provide engineers, at all levels of development, with 'lecture notes' on the basic theories of civil engineering. Chapters 11 to 44 cover the practice of design and construction in many of the fields of civil engineering. Civil engineers, architects, lawyers, mechanical engineers, insurers, clients, and students of civil engineering will find benefit in the use of this text.

Microbiology

Principles and Explorations

Author: Jacquelyn G. Black

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9781118914588

Category: Science

Page: 960

View: 6880

Microbiology: Principles and Explorations has been a best-selling textbook for several editions due to the author’s engaging writing style where her passion for the subject shines through the narrative. The text’s student-friendly approach provides readers with an excellent introduction to the study of Microbiology. This text is appropriate for non-major and mixed major microbiology courses, as well as allied health, agriculture and food sciences courses.

Commercial Drafting and Detailing

Author: Alan Jefferis,Kenneth D. Smith

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305560574

Category: Architecture

Page: 624

View: 4020

The only book of its kind on the market today, COMMERCIAL DRAFTING AND DETAILING, 4E will give you everything you need to teach effectively - and with ease. You won't have to spend time pulling together pieces of various trade publications and supplementing them with your notes because it's all here, in one comprehensive resource. The fourth edition maintains the winning features of its previous editions; clear explanations and professional, practical examples that walk students through the architectural and structural drawings required in a complete set of commercial plans. It then builds on these successes by increasingly integrating design components into each chapter, replacing free-hand sketches with CAD skeleton drawings, and updating the information to reflect the 2015 International Building Code. The end result: you can spend less time preparing to teach and more time teaching, and your students get a valuable tool for staying current with industry trends and preparing to succeed in the classroom and beyond. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Loose Leaf for Applied Numerical Methods with MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists

Author: Steven C. Chapra, Dr.

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260151817

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 720

View: 1443

Applied Numerical Methods with MATLAB is written for students who want to learn and apply numerical methods in order to solve problems in engineering and science. As such, the methods are motivated by problems rather than by mathematics. That said, sufficient theory is provided so that students come away with insight into the techniques and their shortcomings. McGraw-Hill Education's Connect, is also available as an optional, add on item. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, how they need it, so that class time is more effective. Connect allows the professor to assign homework, quizzes, and tests easily and automatically grades and records the scores of the student's work. Problems are randomized to prevent sharing of answers an may also have a "multi-step solution" which helps move the students' learning along if they experience difficulty.

Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014

Autodesk Official Press

Author: Louisa Holland,Cyndy Davenport,Eric Chappell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118791274

Category: Computers

Page: 1032

View: 1480

The complete, detailed reference and tutorial for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 AutoCAD Civil 3D is the industry-leading civil engineering software, and this authoritative Autodesk Official Press book has been completely updated to offer you the latest tips, tricks, and techniques of this dynamic engineering program. Packed with new, real-world examples and practical tutorials, this book takes advantage of the authors' extensive experience and Civil 3D expertise, which allows them to share best practices and methods for creating, editing, displaying, labeling and presenting real-world civil engineering projects. Features a new, expanded section on advanced survey tools Offers in-depth, detailed coverage of surveying, points, alignments, surfaces, profiles, corridors, grading, LandXML and LDT Project Transfer, cross sections, pipe networks, visualization, sheets, and project management Includes valuable content to help prepare you for the Civil 3D certification exams as well as downloadable datasets Shares the most up-to-date topics and techniques of the real world to help prepare you for what you can expect This comprehensive reference and tutorial is essential reading for gaining a thorough understanding of the key concepts of this engineering software.

A Survey of Mathematics with Applications

Author: Allen R. Angel,Christine D. Abbott,Dennis Runde

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134112180

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1072

View: 305

For courses covering general topics in math course, often called liberal arts math, contemporary math, or survey of math. Everyday math, everyday language. The Tenth Edition of A Survey of Mathematics with Applications continues the tradition of showing students how we use mathematics in our daily lives and why it’s important, in a clear and accessible way. With straightforward language, detailed examples, and interesting applications, the authors ensure non-majors will relate to the math and understand the mathematical concepts that pervade their lives. With this revision, an expanded media program in MyMathLab, and a new workbook further build upon the tradition of motivating and supporting student learning. Also available with MyMathLab MyMathLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and engage with media resources to help them absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. NEW! This edition’s MyMathLab course provides additional tools to help with understanding and preparedness. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™ & Mastering™ does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase boththe physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134115767 / 9780134115764 * A Survey of Mathematics with Applications plus MyMathLab Student Access Card -- Access Code Card Package Package consists of: 0134112105 / 9780134112107 * A Survey of Mathematics with Applications 0321431308 / 9780321431301 * MyMathLab -- Glue-in Access Card 0321654064 / 9780321654069 * MyMathLab Inside Star Sticker

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 Essentials

Author: Ascent

Publisher: SDC Publications

ISBN: 1585035572

Category:

Page: 546

View: 3869

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 Essentials is designed for students, Civil Engineers and Surveyors who want to take advantage of AutoCAD Civil 3D's interactive, dynamic design functionality. AutoCAD Civil 3D permits the rapid development of alternatives through its model-based design tools. You will learn techniques enabling you to organize project data, work with points, create and analyze surfaces, model road corridors, create parcel layouts, perform grading and volume calculations tasks, and lay out pipe networks. This textbook focuses on teaching students the core tasks and workflows that are needed to successfully operate AutoCAD Civil 3D. This text is intended for all users of AutoCAD Civil 3D. Upon completion of this textbook, students will be able to: Become familiar with the civil 3D user interface Create /Edit Parcels and print parcel reports Create and manage Points and Point Groups and work with survey figures Create, edit, view, and analyze surfaces Create and edit Alignments Create data shortcuts and vault projects Create sites, profiles and cross-sections Create assemblies, corridors, and intersections Create complex grading solutions Create pipe networks Perform quantity takeoff and volume calculations Utilize Plan productions to create plan profiles sheets

Fundamentals of Materials Science for Technologists

Properties, Testing, and Laboratory Exercises, Second Edition

Author: Larry Horath

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478635185

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 598

View: 7547

Horath effectively combines principles and theory with practical applications to provide a solid understanding of the characteristics of materials used in today’s machines, devices, structures, and consumer products. Straightforward, nonmathematical coverage uncovers the basic premises of materials science and mechanical behavior as they relate to all types of materials: ferrous and nonferrous metals; polymers and elastomers; wood and wood products; ceramics and glass; cement, concrete, and asphalt; composites; adhesives and coatings; and fuels and lubricants. An examination of the chemistry of materials illuminates the common properties important to material applications and how they may be created, reduced, and altered for the design and development of additional materials. Clearly written with an applied, problem-solving approach, the Second Edition is a sound introduction to materials technology. Strong coverage of the destructive and nondestructive evaluation of material properties builds the groundwork for inspection processes and testing techniques, such as tensile, creep, compression, shear, bend or flexure, hardness, impact, and fatigue. Laboratory assignments support the text with numerous hands-on exercises that develop skills in industry-sanctioned testing procedures, data collection, reporting and graphing, and determining additional appropriate tests. Additional supplementary resource materials for instructors and students are available for download here.

Water Quality

Prevention, Identification, and Management of Diffuse Pollution

Author: Vladimir Novotny,Harvey Olem

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Water

Page: 1054

View: 3938